Enter the 2019 CCVC Summer Photo Contest

Bigger Prizes & More Fun Than Ever!

The Carbon County Visitors Council needs your help. Submit your favorite photo taken in Carbon County into our bi-annual photo contest for the chance to win one of 3 cash prizes ($150 for 1st / $100 for 2nd / $50 for honorable mention). Your photos will be used to promote Carbon County, Wyoming as a travel destination to potential visitors to our area.

Bird Watching Tips, Wyoming Carbon County

Learn the Best Places in Carbon County by Season with Local Birder Palma Jack.

The best thing about birding is you can do it anywhere you travel. It is nice however, to know where some of the local hot spots are when traveling. Hopefully this article will help with that for Carbon County, Wyoming.

The Old Pen

Old Pen Tours are a popular Rawlins activitiy.

During its more than 80-year history as a corrections facility, approximately 13,500 inmates called the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins “home.”

Wyoming’s Frontier Prison, often referred to as the “Old Pen,” housed 11 women from when it opened in 1901 until 1909, at which point it became a facility primarily for men.

2019 Carbon County Visitors Guide

The new guide to everything travel related in Carbon County, Wyoming is now available for download or in a printed version. 

The Carbon County Visitors' Council released the new guide in May.  This years' guide features a new cover photo taken on the Medicine Bow Peak trail and features information on each community within the county including Rawlins, Saratoga, Encampment, Riverside, Medicine Bow, Hanna, Elk Mountain, Baggs, Dixon, Savery, and Sinclair.

Music in the Park

Carbon County Summers are packed with fun local events.

To see a schedule of what's currently scheduled make sure to check out our calendar of events but here are some of our favorite annual events you will not want to miss.

Carbon County, Wyoming Annual Events

Find upcoming events including rodeos, concerts, festivals, performing arts, family events, & more.

Many of these 2019 events are not yet in our calendar as final decisions on event times & locations are still being decided even though dates have been set. If you are looking for complete event information on upcoming events, also make sure to check out our calendar of events. We encourage you to contact event organizers to confirm details as event dates and times may change.

3 Fun Routes to Yellowstone

Wyoming’s most famous destination is Yellowstone National Park, located in the northwestern most part of the state.  Carbon County Wyoming is a magical corridor to visit on your way our nation’s first National Park. Check out the fun and scenic routes we have mapped out for your convenience from various Carbon County cities to Yellowstone National Park.

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